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Question: What are the physical manifestations of chylomicronemia syndrome?


Physical manifestations of this syndrome include lipemia retinalis, eruptive xanthomas, and hepatomegaly. Patients are at increased risk of developing pancreatitis. 

Reference: Basa ALP, Afsharkharaghan H (Zollo A, ed): Endocrinology in Medical Secrets, 3rd ed. 2001.

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